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Springtime Warning: RRMP and PVMP

The beautiful spring blooms on display within our cemeteries at present brings another timely reminder to be aware of snakes when attending funerals or participating in leisure activities at Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park (PVMP) and Rockingham Regional Memorial Park (RRMP).  Sightings at each site will inevitably increase over the warmer months. While snakes are generally […]

Posted by on Fri, 29 Sep 2023 in Community

Freshwater Bay students commemorating servicemen.

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Freshwater Bay students honour fallen soldiers

Freshwater Bay Primary School students commemorated fallen servicemen at Karrakatta Cemetery this week as part of the Karrakatta Cross Initiative, launched by Claremont RSL President David Thomas and Nedlands RSL President Gavin Wilkinson.  The alliance with Claremont and Nedlands RSL sub-branches has assisted the Year Six HASS students to learn more about those who have […]

Posted by on Thu, 31 Aug 2023 in Community, News

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Midland Cemetery Rocks New Statement

The Metropolitan Cemeteries Board is pleased to reveal the new entry statement at Midland Cemetery marking 120 years of service to the Perth community with burial, cremation and entombment services.  The new entrance is designed to reflect the natural bushland environment, showcasing the retained jarrah and paperbark trees. Award winning Ecoscape Environmental Consultants and Landscape […]

Posted by on Thu, 08 Jun 2023 in Community, News

black cockatoos can be found in the trees at Karrakatta Cemetery for most of the year.

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Sighting the Black Cockatoo

The graceful black cockatoo is known as Ngaoara in Noongar language.  The black cockatoo in Aboriginal culture is believed to be the guides and guardians of the spirits of loved ones on their journey to rest amongst the Ancestors. The endangered Carnaby’s (Ngolyenok) and Baudin’s (Ngolak) black cockatoo are very similar in appearance, both sighted […]

Posted by on Fri, 02 Jun 2023 in Community

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